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Eco-Phyl

Eco-Phyl® Your environment-friendly solution for low and zero VOC paints

  • Improved matting and weather resistance 
  • EC Ecolabel compliant
  • Ideal for low- and zero-VOC systems

Eco-Phyl® -is a new multi-functional filler for interior and exterior decorative paints. It is ideal for low- and zero-VOC systems.

Eco-Phyl® is derived from a unique coalescence of mica, quartz and chlorite, known as leucophyllite.

It has a lamellar particle shape which improves the mechanical properties and weather resistance of paints and coatings.

A unique coalescence of mica, quartz & chlorite

Diagram of Plastorit composition

In interior decorative paint formulations, Eco-Phyl®:

  • Improves matting without losing opacity significantly enhances scrub resistance 
  • Reduces cracking
  • Enables resin reduction

In exterior decorative paint formulations, Eco-Phyl®:

  • Improves crack resistance at higher film thickness
  • Improves elasticity of the paint film
  • Enhances long term weather resistance
  • Reduces chalking
  • Enhances color stability

Eco-Phyl® is compliant with EC Ecolabeling criteria for indoor and outdoor paints and varnishes (2014/312/EU).

EU REACh and Ecolabel

Imerys products for paints and coatings are naturally occurring, chemically inert minerals that are simply ground to achieve a specific particle distribution size. We do not use additives in our processes. As such, our products are exempt from EU REACH registration and compliant with EU Ecolabel criteria governing organic paints. Imerys minerals reduce the overall environmental impact of your paints and coatings formulations.

Eco-Phyl®, a multi-functional filler for interior and exterior decorative systems

We offer a full range of bespoke formulation and technical and process support services to help you match the right mineral grade to your application requirement.

Please contact us, we will be only too happy to help

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